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LINGUIST List 21.2522

Mon Jun 07 2010

Books: Syntax/Typology/Semantics: Hasko, Perelmutter (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion: Hasko, Perelmutter (Eds)

Message 1: New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion: Hasko, Perelmutter (Eds)
Date: 07-Jun-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion: Hasko, Perelmutter (Eds)
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Title: New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 115
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SLCS%20115

Editor: Victoria Hasko
Editor: Renee Perelmutter
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288639 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288639 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027205827 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027205827 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

This volume unifies a wide breadth of interdisciplinary studies examining
the expression of motion in Slavic languages. The contributors to the
volume have joined in the discussion of Slavic motion talk from diachronic,
typological, comparative, cognitive, and acquisitional perspectives with a
particular focus on verbs of motion, the nuclei of the lexicalization
patterns for encoding motion. Motion verbs are notorious among Slavic
linguists for their baffling idiosyncratic behavior in their lexical,
semantic, syntactical, and aspectual characteristics. The collaborative
effort of this volume is aimed both at highlighting and accounting for the
unique properties of Slavic verbs of motion and at situating Slavic
languages within the larger framework of typological research investigating
cross-linguistic encoding of the motion domain. Due to the multiplicity of
approaches to the linguistic analysis the collection offers, it will
suitably complement courses and programs of study focusing on Slavic
linguistics as well as typology, diachronic and comparative linguistics,
semantics, and second language acquisition.

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax
                            Typology
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Written In: English (eng )

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